TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VIII
May 1924 - April 1932
Pages 145 - 146
- - - - - - LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF W. C. Patterson, DECEASED - - - - - -
I William Campbell Patterson, of Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee, being of sound mind and disposing memory, do hereby make, publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament, revoking all other wills by me at any time heretofore made.
ITEM 1: I have heretofore given to my children, Clennie, Jim, Fannie and Carrie (Mrs. W. B. Gray) and to each of them property which is virtually equal to the amount I am here undertaking to distribute amongst my other beneficiaries herein named and it is my will that they accept the said sum heretofore given them as their portion of my estate.
ITEM 2: I will devise and bequeath to my beloved children, Pat Patterson, Alex Patterson, John Patterson, Mary Boddie Patterson (Now Mrs. F. R. Woodward) and Rucker Patterson, each a One sixth undivided interest in all the property, real, personal and mixed, of which I may die seized and possessed.
ITEM 3: I will devise and bequeath unto my beloved grand children, the children of my deceased daughter, Mrs. Willie Hutcherson, viz, Will Hutcherson, Alexander Hutcherson, Robert Hutcherson and Mary Frances Hutcherson together one sixth of all the property, real, personal and mixed, of which I may die seized and possessed. That is to say, they are to have each one a one fourth of a one sixth of my said property.
ITEM 4: I nominate and appoint my sons, Pat and Alex Patterson executors of this my last will and they shall not be required to give bond.
Signed this the 16th day of July, 1921.
W. C. Patterson
Signed published and declared by W. C. Patterson, the testator as and for his last will and testament and we, the undersigned at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other, all three present at the same time, have hereunto set our hands as attesting witnesses.
J. W. Murrey - - - - - - H. O. Love
- - - - - - PROBATE OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF W. C. PATTERSON, DECEASED - - - - - -
Be it remembered that, on this the 11th day of March, 1927, before the Honorable J. Miller Harris, Chairman of the County Court of Sumner County, Tennessee a paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of W. C. Patterson, lately deceased, was produced in open Court for probate, the said paper writing bearing date, July 16th, 1921, having the name of W. C. Patterson signed thereto, and being subscribed by J. W. Murrey and H. O. Love as attesting witnesses, and it appearing to the Court from the oral testimony of the said J. W. Murray and H. O. Love the two subscribing witnesses, that said paper writing was written in the life time of the said W. C. Patterson and signed by him and subscribed in his presence at his request by the said J. W. Murrey and H. O. Love as attesting witnesses, as and for his last will and testament, and that he was at the time of sound mind and disposing memory.
It is, therefore, adjudged and declared by the Court that said testament is the true, whole and last will and testament of the said W. C. Patterson, deceased and the Clerk is directed to file and record the same.
A true copy,
Harvey L. Brown, Clerk
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